Banana Nut Granola
1 cup raw almonds
1 small ripe banana
1/2 cup brown rice syrup (or honey or maple syrup)
3 cups barley flakes
5 cups old-fashioned oats (or all oats)
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut (optional)
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350F.
Place the almonds in a food processor and process until finely ground, about two minutes. Add banana and syrup and process for a minute, until ingredients are smooth and pourable.
Place oats and barley in a large bowl, then pour on the banana mixture. Mix well.
Spread on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Makes 16 1/2 cup servings.
Total Carbs: 35.9g